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August 25, 2015

The perfect place to ‘meat’ up

Living in paradise has its perks, but residing in the Aloha State also brings with it a pretty hefty price tag. That’s why Camellia Buffet, a McCully Street establishment known for its Korean cuisine and yakiniku-style dining, offers patrons its all-youcan-eat buffet daily. Filled with local favorites, the buffet is available for lunch ($18.95) from…

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August 18, 2015

Hooked on seafood

Thirty five years ago, Raymond Chau was working in the very same location that his new restaurant, Ray’s BYOB Kitchen, stands today. Having just opened shop three months ago, the chef and owner is getting reacquainted with his prime location at Chinatown Cultural Plaza, right near the main entrance that is flanked by two golden…

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August 9, 2015

Dine with the fishes at Oceanarium

Almost three years ago, hand-in-hand with a handsome man, I first stepped into an underwater seascape, ate platefuls of king and snow crab while a giant fish swam past me, and watched a mermaid wave while holding a personalized sign. With my red dress and my equally red hair, I felt like Ariel as I…

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August 2, 2015

Buffet welcomes patrons to eat what they want, when they want it

Parallel to Pearlridge Mall in the West-ridge Shopping Center rests a buffet-style restaurant bustling with satisfied customers enjoying five-star food, without a five-star price tag. For 11 years, Makino Chaya has been serving quality Japaneseand local-style food, ranging from made-to-order grilled steaks to freshly rolled sushi. Indulge in a grilled-to-order boneless short rib steak at…

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July 19, 2015

PCC’s Pounders presents a mouthwatering matinee

Surf is up on Oahu’s North Shore, but waves aren’t quite what we’re hungry for. The clock’s cuckoo appears to say, “It’s noon, you’re famished — to Pounders in Laie!” Inside Polynesian Cultural Center is where you’ll stay, and we’ll hand you this ticket for today’s matinee. So cool your jets, and settle in tight,…

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July 12, 2015

Fly like an eagle to this local-style diner

There’s no better way to stray away from crowds of tourists than to venture off the beaten path toward Nimitz Highway, where you’ll find the conveniently located New Eagle Cafe. This classic local eatery offers its guests a family-friendly, diner-style atmosphere and good food to go with it. According to owner Tae Im, three of…

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Steak, seafood steal the show at Morton’s

As its dedicated staff strives to present guests with the best dining experience possible, Morton’s The Steakhouse sets the table by serving up top-notch cuisine. Diners at Morton’s are treated to unsurpassed customer service within an inviting atmosphere that creates an out-of-this-world dining destination. General manager Zyron Schoniwitz and restaurant manager Ryan Hisatake — a…

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June 28, 2015

Say ‘happy birthday’ with chocolate, berries

Among the seemingly endless ways to indulge in the sweeter things in life, there is no other place that makes cake work like Cake Works. The bakery, located across the street from Hawaiian Humane Society, offers a multitude of sweet-tooth satisfying desserts including custom cakes — whether for a wedding, birthday, graduation or anniversary —…

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June 21, 2015

Make your next event a tasty one

Since serving up its first piping-hot bowl of saimin in 1969, Shiro’s Saimin Haven has become a mainstay for multiple generations of Hawaii families. Shiro’s features convenient locations in Aiea at Waimalu Shopping Center as well as in Ewa Beach, and it serves up all sorts of local comfort food, from iconic saimin to fried…

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June 14, 2015

Don’t sacrifice tasty food this bikini season

We all want to eat what tastes good, and if it’s also healthy, then that’s simply a plus. At Ahi & Vegetable, owner Sam Seo and his team are doing just that, producing foods that not only please the taste buds, but that are good for the body, too. With summer here and diners now…

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